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pesticide
farming
chromosomes
genes
dna
variation
dolly
darwin
natural selection
inheritance
gm food
genetic
selective Breeding
cloning

Genetic Variation Word Search

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gene bank
species
mass extinction
endangered
extinction
nuclear transfer
asexual reproduction
clone
trisomy
karyotype
double helix
base
gene
dna
evolution
natural selection
selective breeding
genetic
inherited
inbreeding
correlation
discontinuous
continuous

World of Genetics Word Search

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Characteristic
Mendel
Thymine
RNA
Recessive
Punnett Square
Probability
Phenotype
Pea Plants
Nitrogenous Bases
Mutation
Inherit
Hybrid
Homozygous
Heterozygous
Heredity
Guanine
Genotype
Genetics
Gene
Dominant
DNA
Cytosine
Cloning
Chromosome
Allele
Adenine

Genetics Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Factors that control a trait Allele
A person's genetic makeup Genotype
A person's physical appearance Phenotype
A change in a gene or chromosome Mutation
A chart that tracks which members of a family have a particular trait Pedigree
A picture of all the chromosomes in a cell Karyotype
An organism that has the same genes as the organism it was produced from Clone
Breeding two individuals with similar traits Inbreeding
Same alleles for a single trait Homozygous
Different alleles fo a single trait Hetrozygous
The science behind heredity Genectics
The chance of something occuring Probability
When two alleles are equal and present in both the phenotype and genotype of an organism Codominance
A chart that shows all the possible combinations of two genotypes Punnet Square
The process that produces 4 sex cells Meiosis
Breeding two individuals with different traits Hybridization
Moving healthy genes into cells to replace missing or abnormal genes in order to correct a genetic disorder Gene therapy
A genetic problem caused by an issue in an organism's genes Genetic disorder
A trait controlled by three or more alleles is said to have ________________ Multiple alleles
Choosing two organisms with desired traits to be bred Selective breeding

Modern Genetics Crossword

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Description

when both alleles show equally co dominant
when neither allele is completely dominate incomplete dominance
when there are more than 2 alleles for a genetic trait multiple alleles
23rd pair of chromosomes in a human sex chromosomes
traits controlled by genes located on the sex chromosomes sex linked
is pattern of a trait that is controlled by two or more genes polygenic inheritance
first 22 pairs of homologous chromosomes autosomes
sugar in RNA ribose
copies of coded messages from DNA mRNA
carries amino acids o the ribosomes tRNA
ribonucleic acid RNA
any change in a gene mutation
diagram or family tree pedigree
photograph of a persons chromosome arranged in pairs karyotype
process of selecting organisms with desired traits Selective Breeding
all the DNA in one cell of an organism genome
involves crossing 2 individuals that have similar characteristics inbreeding
breeders cross 2 genetically different individuals in hopes of offspring having best traits from both parents hybridization
organism that has exactly the same genes as another clone
genes from one generation are transferred into DNA genetic engineering
involves inserting copies of a gene directly into a persons cell gene therapy
project to identify the DNA sequence human genome

Biotechnology Crossword

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method of breeding that allows only those individual organisms with desired characteristics to produce the next generation select breeding
breeding technique that involves crossing dissimilar individuals to bring together the best traits of both organisms hybridization
continued breeding of the individuals with similar characteristics of a line of organisms inbreeding
process of making changes in DNA code of living organisms genetic engineering
enzyme that cuts DNA at a specific sequence of nucleotides restriction enzyme
procedure used to spread and analyze DNA fragments by placing a mixture of DNA fragments at one end of a porbus gel and applying an electrical voltage from different sources gel electrophoresis
DNA produced by combining DNA from different sources recombinant DNA
small circular piece of DNA plasmid
gene that makes it possible to distinguish bacteria that carry a plasmid with forge in DNA from those that don't genetic maker
term used to refer an organism that contains genes from other organisms transgenic
member of a population of genetically identical cells clone
stands for deoxyribonucleic acid DNA
stands for ribonucleic acid RNA
genetic alternation of a cell cell transformation
technique that allows molecular biologists to make many copies of a particular gene PCR

The Theory of Evolution and Natural Selection Crossword

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any preserved evidence of life from a past geological age, such as the impressions and remains of organisms fossil
an inherited trait which helps an organism survive and reproduce that is maintained and evolved by natural selection adaptation
naturally occurring differences within a species variations
when humans select plants and animals for breeding based upon desired traits selective breeding
a form of an inherited characteristic trait
learned trait, not passed on to offspring acquired trait
naturalist who developed the Theory of Evolution Darwin
islands that Darwin traveled to Galapagos
Darwin studied the differences between the ______ of finches beaks
name of Darwin's ship HMSBeagle
A _______ is all of the individuals of a species living in a an area at the same time population
the process by which populations change over time evolution
a change in genetic material mutation
when an organism makes more offspring than the environment can handle overproduction
when all members of a species have died extinction
evidence that organisms have changed over time can be found in _______, ice or sedimentary rock amber
most recent species from which two different species have evolved common ancestor
the wing of a bat is similar in structure to the _____ of a human arm
genetic information is stored in an organism's _____ DNA
a scientist who studies fossils paleontologist

Gentics and Heredity Word Search

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Description

Down Syndrome
Trait
Inherited Trait
DNA
Clone
Carrier
Genotype
Hybrid
dominant Allele
Recessive Allele
Genes
Chromosomes
Heredity
Genetics

Genetics Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Chromosome
Traits
RNA
Replication
Recessive
Purebred
Punnett Square
Proteins
Probability
Phenotype
Pea Plants
Parents
Mutation
Mitosis
Meiosis
Inherited
Hybrid
Homozygous
Heterozygous
heredity
Genotype
Genetics
Genes
Dominant
DNA
Allele

Natural Selection Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

any living thing organism
group of organisms that share similar characteristics and reproduce among themselves producing fertile offspring species
change in inherited characteristics over time evolution
a process in which organisms with traits best suited to their environment are more likely to survive and reproduce includes concepts of variation, overproduction and competition Natural selection
inherited trait that makes an individual different from other members of the same speces and result from a mutation in the organism genes variation
any change that helps an organism survive in its environment adaptation
the study of embryos and their development embrology
fertilized egg that has attached to the wall of the uterus embro
body part that are similar in structure and origin and be can similar in function homologus
structure such as the human appendix that doesn't seem to have a function and may once have functioned in the body of an ansector vestigial structure
section of DNA on a chromosome that contains instructions for making specific proteins gene
biological and chemical methods to change the arrangements of a gene DNA to improve crop production produce large volumes of medicine and change how cells perform their normal functions genetic enginering

Genetics Crossword

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Description

Is the process by which humans use animal breeding and plant breeding to selectively develop particular phenotypic traits (characteristics) by choosing which typically animal or plant males and females will sexually reproduce and have offspring together. Selective Breeding
Management and care of farm animals by humans Animal Husbandry
Sexual reproduction of offspring from the mating or breeding of individuals or organisms that are closely related genetically Inbreeding
An organism or cell, or group of organisms or cells, produced asexually from one ancestor or stock, to which they are genetically identical Clone
Mutation are changes in DNA Genetic Varation
An experimental technique that uses genes to treat or prevent disease Gene Therapy
Is the direct manipulation of an organism's genome using biotechnology Gentic Modification
Process of intrbreeding between individuals of different speices Hybridization
Laboratory process of taking genes from one species and inserting them into another in an attempt to obtain a desired trait or characteristic.(in some food) Gmo
Cell with two of each kind of chromosome; is said to contain a diploid, or 2n, number of chromosomes Diploid
Branch of biology that studies heredity Genetics
Characteristic that is inherited; can be either dominant or recessive Trait
Type of cell division where one body cell produces for gametes, each containing half the number of chromosomes in a parent’s body Meiosis
When there are two identical alleles for a trait Homozygous
Haploid female sex cell produced by meiosis Egg
Fusion of male and female gametes Fertilization
Exchange of genetic material between non-sister chromatids from homologous chromosome during prophase I of meiosis; results in new allele combinations Crossing over
Alternative forms of a gene for each variation of a trait of an organism Allele
Combination of genes in an organism Genotype
Haploid male sex cells produced by meiosis Sperm